Mount Wachusett Community College is a lifelong learning community dedicated to excellence in education and responsive to the changing needs of the communities we serve. Their focus is the preparation of individuals for lives of fulfillment, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society. They are committed to engaging students in rich and challenging learning opportunities within a small college atmosphere that is known for its personal touch.
Mount Wachusett Community College is a community of learners where all are welcomed, valued for their individuality, and applauded for their unique contributions to making the college a special place to learn, work, gather, and grow. Students, faculty, and staff recognize the importance of diversity in sustaining a rich, healthy, and vibrant environment and affirm the following values that unite us as a collective body and guide their daily interactions.
Human Potential: They believe that every member of our community (student, faculty, staff, and service area resident) has the potential to learn, grow, develop as an educated and engaged citizen, and lead meaningful joyful lives.
Pursuit of Excellence: They strive for excellence in all that we do as an institution, within divisions, departments, and as individuals. We continuously assess our performance and set challenging goals and standards to attain the best possible service to our community.
Mutual Respect and Trust: They treat each member of our community as a valued person deserving dignity, respect, equity, and trust. Through words and actions, we accept differences, share perspectives, and honor the trust placed in us as demonstrated by our honest and ethical words and actions and cooperative and collaborative work.
Institutional Integrity: They hold ourselves and others accountable for forwarding the vision, mission, and priorities of the college and living by our mission-driven principles. We hold ourselves and others accountable for supporting and advancing each other, the organization, and the individuals that we are pledged to serve; for acting professionally; for fulfilling commitments, demonstrating good judgment, assessing our effectiveness and applying facts to continually renew as individuals and as a college.
Considerate Open Communication: They readily share information and ideas, encourage the exchange of ideas and opinions, listen without judgment, speak honestly and respectfully, and freely and productively engage in discussions.
Creativity and Responsible Risk Taking: They motivate ourselves, students, and colleagues to think creatively in the face of challenge, try new ideas and approaches, and are innovative recognizing that responsible risk taking is vital to innovation, growth, and advancement.
Cooperation and Collaboration: They look beyond self-interest and work for the greater good of the whole by being positive and active participants and contributors to the realization of common goals, encouraging and supporting others, being helpful in difficult situations, and building consensus to achieve results.
Products and Services
Degrees, K-12 Partnerships, Online Learning, Honors Program, Study Abroad